Ghana: Accra’s Marine Drive Tourism and Investment Project and Nigeria’s Lagos – Eko Atlantic update

June 26, 2018

Africa, Business, International

Ghana: Accra’s public-private partnership – Marine Drive Tourism and Investment Project
A new city skyline for Accra

ACCRA, GHANA- President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, 15 December 2018, broke ground on the construction of a  new US $1.2 billion Marine Drive Tourism and Investment Project in Accra.

The Marine Drive Project, from its construction to the operational stage, is expected to employ some 150,000 people, especially those within the catchment area, boost tourism and increase economic growth.

The 10-year project, a Public-Private Partnership, is situated on a total of 248 acres of land on the Atlantic Ocean’s Gulf of Guinea.

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Video: Marine Drive Tourism Project – Accra
A US $1.2 billion 10-year Public-Private Partnership project situated on a 248 acres land aimed at transforming the coast of Accra.


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Video: Full speech: President Akufo-Addo cuts sod for Accra Marine Drive Project (Dec 15, 2017)

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Accra today

 

Accra -Kotoka International Airport new international terminal

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Video: Accra, Ghana

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Video: Accra construction

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Video: Accra coastal views

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Video: Views around Accra

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Video: Accra- Residential Areas

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Video: Accra- Residential Improvements – Saglemi Housing Project

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Nigeria: Lagos – Eko Atlantic update
Eko Atlantic is a marvel of modern engineering and technology, and a testament to the rise of Nigeria on the world stage.

Eko Atlantic is an entire new coastal city district being built on Victoria Island adjacent to the mega city of Lagos, Nigeria.

Standing on 10 million square metres of land reclaimed from the Atlantic Ocean and protected by an 8.5 kilometre long sea wall, Eko Atlantic will be the size of Manhattan’s skyscraper district. Self-sufficient and sustainable, it includes state-of-the-art urban design, its own power generation, clean water, advanced telecommunications, spacious roads, and tree-lined streets. It is being called by some, the Dubai of West Africa.

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BUSINESS DISTRICT
This district’s main feature is the Eko Boulevard: 2 km long and 60 m wide. The boulevard will be home to inspirational development and a powerhouse for corporate, financial and retail activities. The scale of this Boulevard is an indication of the opportunity available for business growth.

MARINA DISTRICT
The Marina district is one of the most stunning residential and commercial hubs in Eko Atlantic. Designed for mixed use development. Its sweeping pedestrian promenade encircles the marina offering views from the sleek yachts to the dazzling architecture. Its will become a center for leisure and social activities.

DOWNTOWN
Downtown is the epicenter of Eko Atlantic with highly desirable space for development. This district provides opportunities to develop land for residential use, offering a sought-after style of city life. Surrounded by the canal and providing alternative water transport.

AVENUES
At the center of Eko Atlantic city, Avenues district connects Eko Drive from the North, Ocean Front to the South, and Downtown to the West. Thereby encompassing both residential and commercial properties.

EKO DRIVE
A well-designed mix of commercial and residential developments, providing rapid commuter access between the city of Lagos and Eko Atlantic.

HARBOUR LIGHTS
A cohesive blend of commercial and residential developments overlooking the entrance to Lagos Harbor and the Atlantic Ocean.

OCEAN FRONT
Stretching along the coastline of Eko Atlantic City, with breath-taking views of the Atlantic Ocean. Ocean Front is a residential area with tree-lined streets and a variety of outstanding facilities for residents and tourists.


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Video: What is Eko Atlantic? See for yourself

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Video: Lagos, Nigeria skyline

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Video: Lagos, Nigeria

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Video: Lagos- Mainland Bridge

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Video: Lagos-Lekki Ikoyi Link Bridge

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Video: Lagos – Victoria Island

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